The Euro 2020 was supposed to be held last year but because of the coronavirus pandemic, there has been so many uncertainties and changes. By now we know where the Euro 2020/2021 matches will be held and how many spectators are allowed in each stadium.
In this article, you can read about the match dates and we will tell you a bit about each venue. Conrad Brennan, a Canadian iGaming expert and sports fan helped us highlight interesting facts about each place. You can find out more about Conrad here.
An interesting selection of venues
While Euro cups are normally organized in multiple stadiums of only one or two countries, this year stadiums of 11 cities in 11 countries serve as venues. In Canada, soccer is not as popular a sport as it is in Europe but worldwide soccer is the most-watched sport. As there are some unusual organizing countries this year you can broaden your geography knowledge of Europe.
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Amsterdam (56,000 capacity)
Netherlands vs Ukraine (13 June)
Netherlands vs Austria (17 June)
North Macedonia vs Netherlands (21 June)
Round of 16: 2A vs 2B (26 June)
This small country in Western Europe is home to many world-class museums and attracts 17 million visitors each year.
Baku (68,700 capacity)
Wales vs Switzerland (12 June)
Turkey vs Wales (16 June)
Switzerland vs Turkey (20 June)
Quarter-final: W40 vs W38 (3 July)
The lowest-lying capital of the world is located in the South Caucasus mountains, straddling Western Asia and Eastern Europe.
Bucharest (55,600 capacity)
Austria vs North Macedonia (13 June)
Ukraine vs North Macedonia (17 June)
Ukraine vs Austria (21 June)
Round of 16: 1F vs 3A/B/C (28 June)
The capital of Romania is situated in Eastern Europe and has the largest remaining forest in Europe.
Budapest (67,215 capacity)
Hungary vs Portugal (15 June)
Hungary vs France (19 June)
Portugal vs France (23 June)
Round of 16: 1C vs 3D/E/F (27 June)
Divided by the river Danube, Buda and Pest form the capital of Hungary, home to the largest thermal water cave system.
Copenhagen (38,065 capacity)
Denmark vs Finland (12 June)
Denmark vs Belgium (17 June)
Russia vs Denmark (21/06)
Round of 16: 2D vs 2E (28 June)
The smallest of the Scandinavian countries, Denmark is allegedly one of the happiest countries in the world.
Glasgow (51,866 capacity)
Scotland vs Czech Republic (14 June)
Croatia vs Czech Republic (18 June)
Croatia vs Scotland (22 June)
Round of 16: 1E vs 3A/B/C/D) (29 June)
Scotland’s largest city boasts Victorian architecture and lots of lovely parks to stroll in.
London (90,000 capacity)
England vs Croatia (13 June)
England vs Scotland (18 June)
Czech Republic vs England (22 June)
Round of 16: 1A vs 2C (26 June)
Round of 16 1D vs 2F (29 June)
Semi-final: W46 vs W45 (6 July)
Semi-final: W48 vs W47 (7 July)
Final: W49 vs W50 (11 July)
The world’s most visited city is home to the Tower, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and the British Museum. The city of 9 million hosts over 30 million tourists each year.
Munich (70,000 capacity)
France vs Germany (15 June)
Portugal vs Germany (19 June)
Germany vs Hungary (23 June)
Quarter-final: W39 vs W37 (2 July)
Home to the Oktoberfest, Munich is also an important industrial centre, producing Siemens products and the legendary BMW cars.
Rome (72,698 capacity)
Turkey vs Italy (11 June)
Italy vs Switzerland (16 June)
Italy vs Wales (20 June)
Quarter-final: W43 vs W4 (3 July)
The Eternal city is on the itinerary of every American and Canadian visitor. Checking out the Sistine Chapel, Trevi Fountain and the Colosseum are a must.
Saint Petersburg (68,134 capacity)
Belgium vs Russia (12 June)
Poland vs Slovakia (14 June)
Finland vs Russia (16 June)
Sweden vs Slovakia (18 June)
Finland vs Belgium (21 June)
Sweden vs Poland (23 June)
Quarter-final: W41 vs W42 (2 July)
Russia’s second most important city is called the Venice of the North. Home to the Hermitage Museum and the Mariinsky theatre, this city is on every culture-lovers’ list.
Seville (60,000 capacity)
Spain vs Sweden (14 June)
Spain vs Poland (19 June)
Slovakia vs Spain (23 June)
Round of 16: 1B vs 3A/D/E/F (27 June)
Though prohibitively hot in the summer, Seville is worth a visit as it is home to one of the largest cathedrals in Europe.
It is still going to be difficult to travel to Europe from Canada this June and July but you can watch some exciting soccer matches on tv.